Today's Local News

New Classes Being Offered at Kirkwood Washington Center

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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New classes are being offered for the spring at Kirkwood Washington Center.  

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Learn at Lunch to Discuss Identity Theft

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 6:28 am

This month’s Learn at Lunch meeting is discussing identify theft.  

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Washington County ICA Membership Jumps in 2011

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Membership in the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association (ICA) has increased in the last year.  

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MP Central Office Project

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Mid-Prairie is planning on building a new central office for the school district.

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Avoiding Frostbite on Cold Days

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Many of us forget that getting frostbite in the winter is very easy.  

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Stockings for Soldiers

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Stockings for Soldiers Project has stopped taking donations.

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Richmond Sanitary Sewer Project

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Washington County has bought land from Holy Trinity Church of Richmond for the Richmond Sanitary Sewer Project. There was some disagreement between county officials and the church.

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Popular Main Street Washington Event Returning Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Main Street Washington is going to be having fun with Santa later tomorrow.  

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Farmland Values in Iowa Take a Big Jump

Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The latest information regarding land values in Iowa show a major increase and Jim Jenson, ISU Extension Farm Management Specialist says the average value of farmland in the entire state of Iowa has reached an historic level.  

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Washington School Board Hears from Students

Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington School Board met last night and heard a presentation from two foreign exchange students at the high school.  

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Political Campaign Coming to Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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A presidential candidate who is struggling in the polls is hoping to jumpstart his campaign by conducting a barnstorming tour of the state later this month.  

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Decision to Close Area Post Offices Delayed

Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A ruling to close a number of area post offices in an effort by the U.S. Postal Service to cut costs has been delayed.  

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Deadline to Apply for Job Shadowing Opportunities is Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 6:25 am

High School students in Washington have until tomorrow to learn about a future career through a job shadowing opportunity.  

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Toys for Tots

Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Fareway in Washington is collecting toys for children in need through the Marine Reserve Toys for Tots program.

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Deadline to Sign Up to Attend a National Leadership Program Today

Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The deadline is today for two opportunities for area high school 4-H members to join in a national leadership program next year.  

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Preparing Roses for Winter

Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Winter is just around the corner, and a lot of you might be wondering how to protect your garden.

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Louisa-Muscatine Superintendent Interviews

Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Louisa-Muscatine School District is interviewing their final two candidates for Superintendent.

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Farmland Values in Iowa Take a Big Jump

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 11:49 am

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The latest information regarding land values in Iowa show a major increase and Jim Jenson, ISU Extension Farm Management Specialist says the average value of farmland in the entire state of Iowa has reached an historic level.  

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Washington County Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Charges

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A Washington County man has been sentenced for his connection to federal drug charges.  

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High Speed Chase Leads to Arrest

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A Washington man has been arrested after a weekend high-speed chase.  

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